Palmer Trinity School has welcomed Patrick H. F. Roberts as the new head of school.
“After an extensive nationwide search, Palmer Trinity has found the right person to lead the school and continue our mission of academic excellence and social responsibility,” said Michael Baiamonte, board chair. “Patrick’s exceptional record of success in institutional advancement is a strong asset that complements the traditions of our school and meets the needs of our diverse community. We are thrilled to welcome Patrick and his family to our community.”
Roberts has more than 20 years of educational leadership and administrative experience in the private school sector. He and his wife and four children moved from Nashville, TN, where he most recently served as associate head of school and head of advancement for Battle Ground Academy.
Additionally, Roberts was headmaster of St. James Episcopal School in Texas; head of middle school, Episcopal School of Arcadiana in Louisiana; director of admissions and financial assistance at the University Liggett School, and spent several years in various roles including educator, admissions, external relations, and development at Montgomery Bell Academy in Tennessee.
“My vision for Palmer Trinity School is that all members of the community, in and out of the classroom, learn with curiosity and critical examination,” Roberts stated. “Moreover, it is my belief that each of our graduates should leave the school with a commitment to service learning, environmental stewardship, and a greater understanding of themselves and of their responsibilities in a global society.”
Roberts holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Richmond, and a Master of Education in Educational
Leadership and Administration and Supervision from Lipscomb University in Tennessee. He is a resident of Palmetto Bay.
For more information about the school, visit www.palmertrinity.org.